UK has new standards for hospital infections:
This article was originally published in Clinica
UK Health Minister John Denham has announced new standards for National Health Service (NHS) hospitals on the management of hospital-acquired infection, such as meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Specific standards will cover medical equipment and devices, management of medicines, professional and product liability and emergency preparedness. NHS trusts will have good practice standards assessed by March 2000. They will then be given four months to produce plans to implement the standards.
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